Brooke Mueller and Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen held his wife, Brooke Mueller, at knifepoint and threatened to kill her if she told anyone, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.
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Mueller told police that the actor pinned her down on a bed at their home in Aspen, Colo., on Christmas, grabbed her and held a knife to her throat, saying: "You better be in fear. If you tell anybody, I'll kill you. Your mother's money means nothing, I have ex-police I can hire who know how to get the job done and they won't leave any trace."
Charlie Sheen accused of using weapon
Officer Rick Magnuson, who responded to a 911 call by a woman who identified herself as "Brooke," said in the document that there were no "obvious injuries" on Mueller, but he observed red marks on the upper part of her neck, which she said was a result of Sheen holding her down on the bed. (E! obtained the
.)Sheen, 44, who is listed in the affidavit by his given name, Carlos Irwin Estevez, denied threatening his wife with a knife or choking her. Sheen said that he and Mueller, whom he said "abuses alcohol," have been having marital problems and began arguing at 3:30 a.m. after he "shared a song for his daughter whom he fathered with another woman," which made Mueller jealous. The argument escalated when Mueller threatened to divorce Sheen and take their 9-month-old sons, according to the report.
Woman in 911 call says Charlie Sheen had a knife
Sheen said the two slapped each other on the arm and that he broke two pairs of Mueller's eyeglasses in front of her during the argument, but that he did not push, strike, strangle or threaten her with a knife. The actor said he had a knife in his travel bag outside the bedroom. Magnuson said he retrieved the knife with a 4-inch blade, which was locked in the open position, according to the affidavit.
Charlie Sheen released on bond
Sheen was later arrested on suspicion of second degree assault, menacing and criminal mischief. He posted $8,500 bond and is due in court Feb. 8.